Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) hasn’t learned his lesson.

After he had been killed, he died hours later. censured by the House of RepresentativesTuesday, over the posting by him of an anime video showing him shooting at Rep. Alexandra Ocasio Cortez in New York (D-N.Y.), as well as threatening President Barack Obama Joe BidenGosar retweeted the offensive video, which got him into trouble.

As the nation reacted to Gosar’s censure on Twitter, the representative himself reacted by retweeting and then deleting the offending video, which depicted an anime character killing Ocasio-Cortez with a sword.

He then posted a meme of himself on the right-wing social media platform Gettr with the phrase “GOSAR LIFE” and the caption, “can’t keep me down,” Business Insider reported.

The meme shows the politician with a pair of digitalized black sunglasses and a gold chain, a nod to the “thug life” meme used when someone thinks they’ve been brave or edgy.

Gosar also released a video statement on Gettr ensuring his supporters that the House censure can’t stop him from voicing his opinions.

“I just got back from the floor with the Democrats, who have censured me for challenging their America Last agenda,” he said. “They should know I won’t be bullied, even if they challenge me and try to take away my America First agenda.”

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., waits to be invited to a press conference on the Delta variant COVID-19, and its origin, held at the Capitol, Washington, D.C., July 22.
Source: Associated Press

Gosar ended his statement by mentioning that “it’s great to be on a service that’s not going to be censored,” referring to Gettr.

“If you like cartoons, I love that. I’m looking forward to having a great discussion with you soon,” he said.

This Tuesday Gosar became the first House member to be censured in over 10 years. In 2010, Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y. was censured for 11 ethics violations. Gosar was also stripped of his duties on both the House Committee on Oversight, and the House Committee on Natural Resources.


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